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Brute force attacks increase due to more open RDP ports

While leaving your back door open while you are working from home may be something you do without giving it a second thought, having unnecessary ports open on your computer is a security risk that is sometimes underestimated. That’s because an open port can be subject to brute force attacks. What are brute force attacks? A brute force attack is w
Publish At:2020-10-20 11:47 | Read:146 | Comments:0 | Tags:Exploits and vulnerabilities Web threats 2fa attacks brute f

One million brute force attacks on RDP connections every day

Two months ago, the number of people working from home skyrocketed. Remote work has now become the new normal for many companies the world over. Although this change was brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, for many organization, remote work is likely here to stay as a permanent part of their corporate culture. To make remote work easier, many companies r
Publish At:2020-05-24 08:27 | Read:469 | Comments:0 | Tags:Business Security b2b brute force rdp

The passwordless present: Will biometrics replace passwords forever?

When it comes to securing your sensitive, personally identifiable information against criminals who can engineer countless ways to snatch it from under your nose, experts have long recommended the use of strong, complex passwords. Using long passphrases with combinations of numbers, letters, and symbols that cannot be easily guessed has been the de facto sec
Publish At:2020-04-21 13:11 | Read:1019 | Comments:0 | Tags:Privacy Apple behaviometrics biometrics brute force CCC Chao

Threat spotlight: Phobos ransomware lives up to its name

Ransomware has struck dead on organizations since it became a mainstream tool in cybercriminals’ belts years ago. From massive WannaCry outbreaks in 2017 to industry-focused attacks by Ryuk in 2019, ransomware’s got its hooks in global businesses and shows no signs of stopping. That includes a malware family known as Phobos ransomware, named afte
Publish At:2020-01-10 16:50 | Read:1488 | Comments:0 | Tags:Threat spotlight brute force coveware crysis crysis ransomwa

Hackers leak WhatsApp screenshots and intimate photos of WWE Diva Paige

A new batch of WhatsApp screenshots and intimate photos of the WWE celebrity Diva Paige was published on a popular celebrity leak website. In March, hackers leaked online nude photos and videos of WWE Diva Paige (real name is Saraya Jade-Bevis), and now a new batch of x-rated images of the celebrity appeared on the Internet. Personal and private photos of m
Publish At:2017-11-06 10:45 | Read:10946 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Apple brute force celebrities data lea

Brute Force 900k + Attempts on a New Server

Brute Force Attack Report – This article is going to cover an attack we have had on a new network from the second it was connected to the internet. Instantly we were collecting data showing the determination of people trying to gain “root” access to our Server. Our data shows us that on the 21/August/2017 we had 150,000 failed logon attempts We will st
Publish At:2017-09-12 14:55 | Read:6445 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking brute force

Hackers exploited an Instagram flaw access celebrity profile data

An Instagram flaw allowed hackers to access profile information for high-profile users, the incident was confirmed by the company. Instagram has recently suffered a possibly serious data breach with hackers gaining access to the phone numbers and email addresses for many “high-profile” users. Hackers recently accessed personal information of R
Publish At:2017-08-31 16:20 | Read:4397 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Apple brute force celebrities iCloud i

Selena Gomez Instagram hacked! Hackers post Bieber nude photos

Selena Gomez Instagram account has reportedly been hacked. Nude photos of singer Justin Bieber have been published by hackers. Unknown hackers have compromised the Instagram account owned by Selena Gomez and posted nude photographs of her ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber. Source Tribune.com The hack doesn’t seem to be associated with the recent Fappening 201
Publish At:2017-08-30 21:15 | Read:4852 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Apple brute force celebrities iCloud i

Fappening 2017 – Private pictures of Miley Cyrus, Stella Maxwell, and others leaked

Fappening 2017 – Private pictures of Miley Cyrus, Stella Maxwell, Kristen Stewart, Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn have been posted online by a celebrity leak website. It has happened again, another wave of Fappening makes the headlines. Once again celebrities have been targeted by crooks, and unfortunately, they continue to ignore security fundamentals.
Publish At:2017-08-23 23:30 | Read:13042 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking Apple brute force celebrit

Linux Shishiga malware, a threat in dangerous evolution

Malware researchers from security firm ESET have discovered a new Linux threat dubbed Shishiga malware targeting systems in the wild. Malware researchers from ESET have discovered a new Linux malware dubbed Linux/Shishiga targeting systems in the wild. The Linux/Shishiga malware uses four different protocols (SSH, Telnet, HTTP and BitTorrent) implements a mo
Publish At:2017-04-26 07:50 | Read:4112 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware brute force Cybercrime LIN

Man behind The Fappening case charged with hacking celebrity accounts

Pennsylvania man behind the Fappening case Charged with hacking Apple and Google e-Mail accounts belonging to more than 100 people. The culprit of the popular Fappening case may have a name, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on Tuesday that it charged Ryan Collins, 36, of Pennsylvania for hacking Apple and Google E-Mail accounts belonging to more
Publish At:2016-03-17 00:15 | Read:5042 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Apple brute force celebrit

Expert discovered how to hack any Facebook account

A security researcher has discovered a Facebook password reset vulnerability that allowed him to brute force into any FB account. The security researcher Anand Prakash has discovered a password reset vulnerability affecting Facebook. The critical vulnerability could be exploited by attackers to hack into any FB account launching a brute force attack. “
Publish At:2016-03-07 22:55 | Read:5018 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Social Networks brute force Facebook F

What Happens to Hacked Social Media Accounts

We read about hacks of social media accounts all the time, but what’s the point of it? How can someone benefit from hacking a personal social media account, especially a non-celebrity, when there are so many other things to hack? Go steal from a bank or something, right?This article is going to look at a few reasons why a social media account is hacked. The
Publish At:2015-11-09 02:40 | Read:5147 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles Security Awareness brute force hack Man In

Email Is Not a File System

On Monday, the news buzzed with a story about a high school student who had managed to break into the email accounts of CIA Director John Brennan and DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson.We’ve seen this scenario played out all too often. The teen used the standard social engineering techniques to find out enough information about the targets to force a password r
Publish At:2015-10-22 02:30 | Read:3963 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Security Featured Articles brute force CIA cloud stora

Brute-Force amplification attacks on WordPress rely on XML-RPC

Security experts at Sucuri have uncovered threat actors abusing an XML-RPC method to run Brute-Force amplification attacks on WordPress websites. According to the experts at security firm Sucuri, threat actors are exploiting the XML-RPC protocol implemented by WordPress and other popular content management systems to run brute
Publish At:2015-10-10 15:10 | Read:9983 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking brute force Brute-Force am


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